Small_nws_excemption3 Brahms: Symphony No. 2, 1st mvt.

Orchestral Excerpts | Leigh Mesh, Double Bass
Bt_movie_not_in_use Variety of note lengths, dynamics, articulations 00h:00m:51s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Too many downbows 00h:01m:10s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Tendency is to overplay this excerpt 00h:01m:28s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Prepare body for string crossing 00h:02m:10s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Matching length of quarters 00h:03m:35s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Enjoy your ringing sound in the hall 00h:04m:46s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Leigh plays the entire excerpt 00h:05m:09s


Leigh Mesh, Associate Principal Bass of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, demonstrates and discusses the first movement of Brahms' Symphony No. 2.

Composers:
Johannes Brahms

Works:
SYMPHONY NO. 2 IN D MAJOR, OP. 73

Instruments:
Double Bass

Recorded Date: 08-12-2014



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Leigh Mesh
Double Bass

Leigh Mesh is Associate Principal Bass of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He joined the ensemble in 1993. Mr. Mesh is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. He has taught master classes at the New World Symphony in Miami, the Cincinnati Conservatory, the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. Mesh has performed regularly at the Verbier Music Festival, and with the MET Chamber Ensemble, the Caramoor Virtuosi, and the Brentano and Tokyo String Quartets. Mr. Mesh is an exclusive artist for Thomastik-Infeld Strings.